One Life




One LifeFeb 28 - Mar 1, 2020


$120By Jan. 15th

$135After Jan. 15th

Grades: 9 – 12

Registration Opens on December 1st, 2019

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Come hang out with your youth group for a weekend at camp!

This is a unique retreat planned by a team of youth pastors from the Twin Cities Covenant churches–it is an intentional discipleship experience that engages campers deeper in their church communities while also connecting them with campers outside their routines. At One Life, our hope is for each camper to come back from camp more able to be the hands and feet of Jesus in all their spaces and places.

Please keep in mind that you must register with a youth group to attend this retreat. If you have questions – or need a youth group to attend with, just ask!

Sign Up Today!

Bus Info

The One Life Retreat offers one Bus Transportation Location at Salem Covenant Church.

Bus Departs for Camp: 6:00 pm on Friday, February 28th

Bus Arrives Back at Salem: 3:15 pm on Sunday, March 1st




Retreat Activities Include:

  • Snow tubing on our tubing hill!
  • All Camp Games
  • Snow Shoeing
  • Broomball – so much broomball
  • Surprise Events
  • Probably Some Snowball Fights
  • Chapel and unique worship services
  • Warm fires
  • Prayer Room
  • Delicious food
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Intentional Discipleship Practices

Packing List

Packing List

  • Sleeping Bag or bedding
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Pillow and case
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Bath Towel & washcloth
  • Notepad and Pencil
  • Bible
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
    • We will be playing inside and outside
  • Pajamas, underwear, plenty of socks.
  • Snow Gear
    • Waterproof for playing outside in the snow.
    • Boots, hat, mittens, snow pants, jacket
  • Medications
    • There will be a nurse here over the weekend, but your child will be responsible for administering their own medication.
  • Money for the following: Crafts (free – $5.00 items) Store ($1 – $35 items) Canteen ($1 – $2 items)

Tips: Mark all clothing with camper’s name. Mark sleeping bag with camper name and bus stop pickup. Many people use trash bags to hold sleeping bags. Clearly mark them for ease of identification.

Medications/supplements must be in original containers with detailed instructions and camper’s name.

Please leave at home: CELL PHONES, electronic games, expensive jewelry, fireworks, computers, radios, iPod/MP3/CD players, etc. Tobacco, tobacco products, alcohol and illegal drugs are prohibited at Covenant Pines.


LaToya Taris-James


LaToya Taris-James (She/Her) is a resident of North Minneapolis and a proud native northsider. With a long history of Youth Development and ministry, LaToya’s work has included Educational Advocacy and High School Mentoring at local nonprofits, as well as youth ministry for local church and parachurch organizations.

In this season of life, LaToya serves as a Student Leadership Programs Coordinator at Augsburg University, where she manages the LEAD Fellows Program. In her current role, LaToya enjoys helping undergraduate students at Augsburg identify and foster their leadership skills and connect with the community surrounding the university.

LaToya has a passion for storytelling, anti-racism, cultural competency and leadership development. She is a Co-Founder of a social impact initiative called RFTP, which uses storytelling as a way to engage people in difficult conversations in order to create more equitable communities and spaces.